The first table below looks at the demand for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 320 303 272
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Contract jobs citing WinForms 261 235 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 2.03% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 260
Average daily rate £375 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -13.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WinForms
UK

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in England

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the England region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in England

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in England

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the England region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in England

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -102 93 £550 - 61
Yorkshire +34 52 £290 - 40
South East +5 37 £325 -7.14% 37
West Midlands +4 30 £318 +16.51% 24
North West - 25 £375 - 16
South West -18 14 £263 +1.94% 34
East Midlands -19 9 £300 - 7
North East -20 5 £375 - 3
East of England -35 5 £350 +27.85% 24
Midlands - - - -
WinForms
UK

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 485 (85.54%) .NET
2 472 (83.25%) C#
3 345 (60.85%) SQL Server
4 279 (49.21%) SQL
5 223 (39.33%) WPF
6 195 (34.39%) Windows
7 191 (33.69%) ASP.NET
8 169 (29.81%) VB.NET
9 168 (29.63%) WCF
10 138 (24.34%) Finance
11 124 (21.87%) Microsoft
12 118 (20.81%) OO
13 113 (19.93%) .NET Framework
14 107 (18.87%) TDD
15 100 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
16 99 (17.46%) Multithreading
17 95 (16.75%) Visual Studio
18 89 (15.70%) MVC
19 86 (15.17%) HTML
20 79 (13.93%) JavaScript
21 76 (13.40%) Software Engineering
22 72 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
23 70 (12.35%) XML
24 69 (12.17%) T-SQL
25 65 (11.46%) Scrum
26 64 (11.29%) Oracle
27 62 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
27 62 (10.93%) jQuery
28 58 (10.23%) Web Services
29 57 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.65%) IIS
3 11 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.53%) CMS
6 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.53%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.35%) GemFire
7 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.18%) MTS
8 1 (0.18%) Documentum
8 1 (0.18%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.18%) DNN
Applications
1 43 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.29%) Intranet
2 8 (1.41%) Internet
3 6 (1.06%) DNS
4 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) CTI
5 1 (0.18%) VoIP
5 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (60.85%) SQL Server
2 72 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (7.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.41%) DB2
10 6 (1.06%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.88%) DTS
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.71%) SQLite
13 3 (0.53%) MySQL
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (16.75%) Visual Studio
2 45 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.29%) Subversion
4 22 (3.88%) NUnit
5 15 (2.65%) MSTest
5 15 (2.65%) SpecFlow
6 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.94%) Hudson
6 11 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (1.76%) Moq
8 9 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.06%) Selenium
9 6 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.71%) JIRA
11 3 (0.53%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.53%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.53%) Rational Rose
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.35%) MSBuild
General
1 138 (24.34%) Finance
2 46 (8.11%) Front Office
3 37 (6.53%) Banking
4 25 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.47%) Legal
6 11 (1.94%) Back Office
7 7 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.23%) Billing
8 3 (0.53%) Retail
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 484 (85.36%) Developer
2 231 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 199 (35.10%) C# Developer
4 74 (13.05%) VB.NET Developer
5 69 (12.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (8.82%) WinForms Developer
7 45 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 26 (4.59%) Software Engineer
9 22 (3.88%) Programmer
10 21 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.53%) WPF Developer
12 15 (2.65%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (2.65%) .NET Programmer
12 15 (2.65%) Lead Developer
12 15 (2.65%) Team Leader
12 15 (2.65%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.29%) Development Team Leader
14 12 (2.12%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (2.12%) VB6 Developer
14 12 (2.12%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (85.54%) .NET
2 223 (39.33%) WPF
3 191 (33.69%) ASP.NET
4 168 (29.63%) WCF
5 113 (19.93%) .NET Framework
6 86 (15.17%) HTML
7 70 (12.35%) XML
8 62 (10.93%) jQuery
8 62 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (10.23%) Web Services
10 57 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 52 (9.17%) LINQ
12 45 (7.94%) CSS
13 31 (5.47%) Silverlight
14 25 (4.41%) WF
15 23 (4.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 22 (3.88%) SOAP
17 17 (3.00%) Ajax
17 17 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 16 (2.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.53%) Derivative
2 34 (6.00%) Fixed Income
3 24 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.88%) N-Tier
5 15 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.94%) Equities
9 11 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.94%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.88%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.71%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.71%) Physics
13 2 (0.35%) EPoS
14 1 (0.18%) Biometrics
14 1 (0.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 195 (34.39%) Windows
2 15 (2.65%) Linux
3 14 (2.47%) UNIX
4 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.53%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.81%) OO
2 107 (18.87%) TDD
3 100 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (17.46%) Multithreading
5 89 (15.70%) MVC
6 76 (13.40%) Software Engineering
7 65 (11.46%) Scrum
8 56 (9.88%) Unit Testing
9 37 (6.53%) OOD
10 33 (5.82%) Workflow
10 33 (5.82%) MVVM
11 25 (4.41%) Web Development
12 24 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.06%) SOA
14 18 (3.17%) Low Latency
15 17 (3.00%) OOP
16 13 (2.29%) UML
16 13 (2.29%) CRM
17 11 (1.94%) Risk Management
17 11 (1.94%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 472 (83.25%) C#
2 279 (49.21%) SQL
3 169 (29.81%) VB.NET
4 79 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 69 (12.17%) T-SQL
6 41 (7.23%) VB
7 35 (6.17%) VBA
8 30 (5.29%) C++
9 25 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 25 (4.41%) VB6
10 21 (3.70%) Java
11 6 (1.06%) XPath
12 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.88%) C
13 4 (0.71%) Python
13 4 (0.71%) VBScript
13 4 (0.71%) XAML
14 3 (0.53%) RPG
15 2 (0.35%) Perl
15 2 (0.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (5.47%) Degree
2 17 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.41%) MCTS
4 7 (1.23%) MCPD
5 5 (0.88%) MCP
6 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) MCSD
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) DICOM
3 1 (0.18%) EMIR
3 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 124 (21.87%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.29%) Oracle
3 38 (6.70%) DevExpress
4 20 (3.53%) Syncfusion
5 18 (3.17%) Sybase
6 11 (1.94%) Telerik
7 9 (1.59%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.41%) Infragistics
9 6 (1.06%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.71%) Perforce
11 3 (0.53%) Typemock
12 2 (0.35%) Open Text
12 2 (0.35%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.35%) Reuters
12 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.35%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.35%) Lotus
12 2 (0.35%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.18%) IBM
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